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Oct 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
reporter was in the thick of it and he's live at oakland city hall for us right now. allen. >>reporter: two weeks ago the same demonstrators forced the city council to cancel their meeting. the plan this time by the city was to limit the seating so that police could control the crowd. city manager decision to close off the balcony for safety purposes setoff the crowd before the meeting even started. with limited seats the overflow crowd refused to watch on tv in a separate room. extra police were called in to guard the doors. l 30. will be no business as usual in oakland until there's justice for. >>reporter: they demand police report on the officer involved shooting death of 18-year-old allen bloom ford. police believe the high school senior had a gun when they shot him last may. >> we are just trying to get answers and we say it and say it and we haven't been able to get answers. at ever turn shut down. discouraged. treated badly. >> it pains me every time you me here d you lk autboui it >>port: cncil memr broopromed thelp und one nditio >>ut dn't jus come a ll. ecauseha
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Oct 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
it is all about. >> big crowds never get old, but they will fly over the traffic while the rest of us are stuck in it. >> we will get here early and camp out all day. >> andrew johnston and his family will make sure to see them in action. but parking will be sparse for events like hardly strictly bluegrass. they encourage you to leave the car at home and hop on your skateboard or bike instead. >> i live in the glen park neighborhood. sometimes i take the 44 bus up to the top of the hill. from there i just it is all downhill. >> reporter: bike parking is free, so be ready to pay for $25 jefferson elementary school will park in their lot. >> our school is so under funded that this is another way for us to raise money. between the outside lands and this one, it makes about $10,000. >> reporter: people charging for parking will not be the only ones raking it in. they are already bustling with hungry customers near the italian heritage parade. she says she is ready for the crowds. >> it is a crazy day. it is a crazy week. we are looking forward to it. we are fully staffed. >> reporter: it-
KOFY
Oct 11, 2012 12:00am PDT
of the mass graves used by the man known as the speed freak killers. we will hear from the missing girl's mother. you may recall that she was kidnapped in 1988. she was nine years old at the time. on monday, hayward police told makayla's mother that one of the bones pulled from a mass gravesite could be hers. the gravesite was used by the speed freed killers. this is the first time the police have seemed this certain over the past two decades. >> i have shed plenty of tears the last few days with the idea that it could be her. i would like to have a resolution. if makayla died, then i want to know that. it just feels it might actually be. might be the answer. >> the bone in question is about three inches long. investigators september it along with the remains of another victim to that victim's family. they decided it just didn't match and had it tested at chico state. it turns out that bone likely is from a girl age five to 13 years of age. hayward police are now running dna tests to determine if it belonged to makayla. that's the question. they issued an apology for the mix up. hayward
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
but after tonight fans say the outlook much brighter. >> going down o-2 would not be good for us. taking one split and going st. louis and win on the road we are a good road team. >>reporter: well, game 3 1:00 p.m. on wednesday. wouldn't be surprised if somel in sick that day to watch it on tv. live in san francisco, lillian kim, abc 7 news. >> some fans maybe some reporters there lil i don't know. thanks very much. nasty job. >>> now she will be at work i know. just as soon as fans got out of the game it was just grid lock. here you see south bound highway 101 backing up. major crash involving number of injuries blocked traffic for hours. all lanes are now reopened. >> you need to win 4 games out of 7 to take the championship series so the next 3 games are all in santa louis. game 3 lillian said is this wednesday starts at 1:07 pacific time. thursday game 4 starts at 5:07 pacific time. night game. on friday game 5 also began 5:07 pacific time. >>> port of oakland hired outside help to investigate its stripper scandal. recently rae leased public records show maritime operati
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
called romney out o he made about the attack on the u.s. embassy in libya. >> the whole idea of there being a riot act. >> was that fair? >> she didn't do that to the president. she didn't fact check anything he said and said you said this and you said that. for instance, he said he would cut the deficit in half. she never challenged him on that. >> definitely one of the more talked about moments of the night. but there is plenty more to pick over between now and the next debate. reporting live, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. and there will be much more ahead on the debate on "nightline" after this newscast. and the third and final presidential debate is set for next monday, october 22nd at lynn university in boca raton, florida with a focus on foreign policy. that starts at 6:00. you can watch it live here on abc7. as the two presidential candidates argued over the terrorist attack in libya hundreds gathered at san francisco city hall to honor the ambassador who was killed there. christopher stevens grew up in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley and ucsf hasti
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am PDT
for theechlts police chief offers some advice. >> if you are going to use your cell phone and having lunch or dinner or sandwich use it in the restaurant. put tonight your pocket. just lick you would your wallet. wouldn't walk around with your wallet and cash out don't do it with 3 to 500 dollar piece of electronic equipment. >> police really want everyone to have a good time but they say if something does happen call 911 right away and be a good witness. try to remember the person who came up to you and try to recall anything that might make them stick out from the crowd so police can find them. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. now because of the convergence of fleet week and america's cup world series it's a weekend of congestion on the streets of san francisco to be sure. warning signs began flash thanksgiving morning along the embarcadero advising draivrs of street closure and detour throughout the north end of the city. the golden gate bridge district today said it will be running extra buses and ferry and bart extra trains too. san francisco likely points of
KOFY
Oct 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
. in the newsroom, sergio quintana, abc news. >> thank you very much. >>> a man uh us coulded -- accused of torching a law office was guilty of that fire and two others. we go now live with the latest on the story. alan, it sounds like they have made the connection. >> and they think he set a funeral home and church on fire too. we found out the connection goes back more than a decade ago. >> when the mayor surveyed the damage of his burned out law office last month, he told abc7 news he believed the attack was politically motivated. >> i can tell you the motive was not politically motivated. he has disdain for the system and the rules we are governed by. >> reporter: 44-year-old maud love used an ago sell rent to set fire to the mayor's office. >> did the mayor even know who he was, who he is? >> again that's not something i want to comment on. >> reporter: according to family members, love asked the mayor to handle his mother's estate after she died in 1999. love ended up being forced out of the house his mother owned and family members say love has always blamed the mayor. records show love filed
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
tonight in an apartment complex in santa clara near saratoga avenue. alan wang is there live. take us through it. >> dan and carolyn, santa clara s.w.a.t had the suspect holed up and surrounded in the white apartment come plek -- complex right behind me. an hour ago the man walked out and gave up. this all started around 3:00 with an armed bank robbery about three miles away in san jose. as soon as police realized the suspect was in one of the apartment units, they immediately started evacuating the residents. in all six people were rushed to safety and police negotiators took over from there. >> within the last two hours approximately, we were able to have some two-way dialogue with the suspect until he successfully and safely surrendered. >> reporter: gore yaiters -- negotiators threw a phone through a window and used it to talk to him. sat this time san jose police have not released the name of the suspect who they believe robbed the bank of the west at 2200 business circle. again an armed robbery suspect who was holed up for several hours gave up peacefully and six residents were
KOFY
Oct 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
of their own that's why they asked the fbi and napa county sheriff's department for help. they used robot to find the bomb in the house. they then placed them in the middle of the street, surrounded them with sand bags and detonated them. them. >> fire in the >> probably not going to bring a house down with it but certainly if it was around something that was flackable, if it had gone off and proximity of human being or some living creature sunshine has enough power to kill someone. or at least seriously maim them.so they are dangerou dangerous. we are not going to find crate or in the middle of the street but could kill and maim people. >> the bomb squad detonated a second set of becomes but that took place in the back. and we were unable to see it. police not releasing the identity of the person they say was manufacturing these explosive did he advises. all they are saying is that he's a man in his 50's. he is under arrest and charged with felony. live in vallejo, abc 7 news. >> all right lil i don't know thank you. >> now to tonight vice-presidential debate and tough and testy
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Oct 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down and they were clearly taking on water. joy it was scary to hear the report. the hole is this big and he was chest deep. >> the party boat they were on is called the neptune. the boat has a crew of four. one of the crew told us exactly what happened. >> we were off course navigation error. we were on the inside of the buoe and we hit little alcatraz. two one foot by one foot holes in the back. >> the crew and the party goers were rescued by the fire department and the coast guard. we were told there were no injuries and no one really suffered any kind of trauma outside of a little scare. now, the coast guard is trying to get all of the water out of the neptune and trying to tow it back into san francisco. so they will be trying to tow it in sometime tonight. live in san francisco, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thanks very much. new fallout tonight from the occupy protests in oakland. and tonight it is the police that are
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Oct 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
will hear from them followed by an astronomer who tells us what it really was. >> looked over and saw a crescent-shaped object. as it went away it started getting larger. it was expanding. >> i can't really describe exactly what i seen, but it was something abnormal. >> how long did it last? >> i just seen two seconds. >> i am not sure if it was a meteor or not. a meteor drops out of the sky. this thing was going sideways and across the sky. to say it was a meteor, i don't know. >> you saw a small piece of rock and metal from the asteroid belt crash through the layers of the earth's atmosphere setting the air on fire in its wake. little pieces of it as it broke up and probably crashed in the hills north of hill. north of here. you may have even heard a sonic boom as it crashed the speed of sound. >> so it was a meteor that crashed into the hills around martinez. astronomers say it is not rare. in fact, 15,000 pounds of space material crashes into the earth every year, but it is not often that it happens over a densly populated area. it came into the atmosphere doing 25,000 miles, but
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Oct 20, 2012 12:00am PDT
everyone to plan routes using alternate bridges in order to travel this weekend. here is an idea, with a map showing you those alternate routes, now highway 237 to the south of the dunbar ton bridge and the bay bridge is an alternate route you should use. back here live at the mateo bridge, since the giants won and will be playing on sunday, if you are headed out to the park, make sure that you pick another alternate route. you are not going to be able to use the san mateo bridge. thomas roman, abc7 news. >> thank you. for help navigating around the closure download our exclusive traffic app. you will find that at abc7news.com/ways. >>> now as thomas said, a big night for the giants in saint st. louis. a must win situation. >> and with the pressure they dominated the game. sports director larry beil is here with the highlights. >> very few people believed this was possible for barry zito, but he was the save yes, sir in game five of the national league series. giants broke through with four runs in the fourth and zito bunting in a run. the cardinals were caught completely by surp
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
and tiors are us are planning to hire more people. >> a aapologized after air brusng women in saudi arabia. it features a woman in addition to boy. women appear infrequently across saudi arabia. strict laws require women to cover most of their bodies in public. >> carolyn: we want to share very cool images. our photographer capres she is going shots of dolphins ridg the waves north of half moon bay. you can see they seem to be enjoying the surf today. it was especially warm out there. we can see why. >> dan: warm weather and still steamy in many parts of the bay area. >> we're in for a mild to warm night. a as we head into tomorrow, i want to show you a photo. this was sent to us by a viewer. bay farm island in alameda. you can see the sun was glowing there was absolutely gorgeous. hot day today and we are headed for another hot one as we head into tomorrow. get ready for that as we check out right now, live doppler 7 hd. you'll see what is happening. there is a few clouds out there. not anything in the form of fog, but higher clouds, well off the coastline. we're not expecting any fog any
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00am PDT
and other anti-war group called on him to end the use of unmadrone and thdr troops from afghanistan. >> t visit brought o supporters of mitt romney who came to criticize the president handling of the economy. if [ yelling] [ yelling]. >>reporter: today the republican presidential nominee attended a rainy campaign rally in the ballots gund state of virginia offering s ow harsh word on the prident spending record. >> he would tip to spend a trillion i don't know dollars more than we take in every year. in my have you that's immoral and wrong. if i'm president ought united states i will cut federal spending cap it and finally get us on track to balanced budget. >> romney campaign has been reengize following s strg debateerforman last week. the poll are narrowing. president obama has now just a slight lead over his opponent with 4 week to go until election day. tightening poll are putting more pressure on the thursday vice president debate between ryan and biden. you can watch it here on thursday starting at 6:00 o'clock. >>> you might feel it. there is a change in the air. sandy is he
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Oct 23, 2012 12:00am PDT
sz. >> [ yelling]. >> well giants fans are used to torture but there was no pain in the rain tonight. good evening everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. what a great night. we have live team coverage of the giants win and nick smith with fans at at&t park. john is terrainy street party in the mission district and rick is with the players tonight. >> all right let's start it off with mike here in the studio. >> boy, what a night. this run to the world series may even more magical than the first time back in 2010. giants busted open in the 3rd inning. bases loaded. no outs. single to left center. the score. comes around from second. buster scores from first. 6 nothing. the bases loaded 5 times in the inning. 11 times came to bat. villain of the series holiday fly out to the man he injured series mvp marco to end the game. let the celebration begin. giants going to the world series. 9 nothing game 7 victory. abc 7 news sports reporter rick kwan is live at at&t park and rick the celebration still going on. >> yes. the fans are still out here celebra
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Oct 25, 2012 12:00am PDT
crane. it happened around 9:30. a union spokesperson tells us arnett was a shop foreman, but even for an experienced worker the docks can be a dangerous place. >> it is not normal, sir. it is a quick, productive place, and if you don't watch what you are doing, you get your body in harm's way, you get hurt. >> cal-osha shutdown that terminal to investigate the six other terminals that remained open. >>> experts say the shark that bit and killed a surfer off california's central coast was a great white. the santa barbara county sheriff's office released this photo showing marks from the shark's teeth on the bottom of the surfboard. the great white was at least 15 feet long. it was big. the shark researcher made that determination after examining the body of francisco javier solorio who was killed in the shark attack. >>> in an exclusive interview, a former san jose police officer says time card fraud in the department is rampant. he is suing the city. the city, the police department and two other officers. he says they routinely went out to eat or took in a movie when they were for
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Oct 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
potentially do with that. chuck it through a window. i'm only going to use this in case of an emergency. that's it. and that's nothing else. >>reporter: you have no plans of bricking into any of the business window. >> no. none whatsoever. >>reporter: police say several ac transit buses have been diverted from parts of downtown oakland and frank ogawa plaza but so far no reports of vandalism and only one arrest. we are told the group has dwindled down to 60 but police will be monitoring them throughout the night. reporting live in downtown oakland, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> oakland police will get some help in a few week. highway patrol is reloaning personnel to oakland with the crime rate up 20 percent from last year. stockton gets help as well. chp officers will aswiss patrol and traffic enforcement in high crime area. >> county coroner office says the dental records helped identify the body of girl who washed ashore at the state beach on sunday. 16-year-old katie chu of richmond has been run away since last month. authorities are waiting for toxicology reports to determine t
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00am PDT
on a fire that quickly spread. it sparked one building. fire crews had to use a boat on the floodwaters and scale an awning to rescue 25 people from the roof. >> in manhattan, emergency crews had to wheel patients out of a hospital. 215 patients were taken to other hospitals. >> also in manhattan, a crane remains dangling atop a condo building that is under construction. it collapsed under strong winds this afternoon. the street below has been closed off. despite the damage in new york, new jersey, could have it even worse. the story tonight from cape may. >> reporter: sandy made landfall in southern new jersey this evening packing 80 miles per hour miles per hour winds. record-breaking high tide and rough surf battered the coastline. roads washed away by storm surge and flooding. water poured into ground zero in new york. in walk away park queens they scrambled to rescue people in a fire raging out of control. in manhattan, more than 200 patients had to be evacuated and moved to other facilities. >> one thing we had not counted on, new york university hospital back-up power. inspied en
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
, remains hospitalized with broken legs, ribs, a neck and a punctured lung. >> the doctors have told us this is something that is really serious. we have a good support system. our family is our support. >> the suv was going at least 60 miles an hour in a 25 mile an hour zone beforeclipping a car and then running over those three pedestrians. the suv flipped and ended up on its side in front of a house. >> i hear that audi very loud. trying to run the red light and clipped the curb and plowed right into them. >> two men in the suv took off running. one of them, 22-year-old michael james ratliff returned claiming to be the driver. police say they smelled alcohol on his breath. the family wants the other man to turn himself in soon. >> a person laying for dead. it is horrible. >> it is horrible. police say the other person they are looking for from the suv may have an outstanding warrant. the other woman seriously hurt was not identified, but is expected to survive her injuries . >>> a teenager suffered life-threatening stab wounds after a violent fight in san francisco's mission district
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00am PDT
. >> if you want to go to the game, use the official channels. >> fans looking to the streets for the deal, scalpers make their presence known. but if you dare do it tomorrow, in addition to possibly buying a fake ticket, you may face a fine. >> it is illegal to buy tickets from a scalper. it is illegal to sell tickets in the city and county of san francisco. >> investigators say the technology that scam -- scammers are using makes the detection of a fraudulent ticket with the naked eye nearly impossible. most will watch the game at home with their friends or their favorite watering hole unless you know lauren. >> i have had a couple of text messages requesting, but i can't help anybody. >> it ain't happening. >> no, it is not going to happen. >> i have been following ticket sales closely, and just to show you how quickly prices are moving, the average resale price for a game seven ticket is $887. in fact, starting tomorrow, mayor ed lee is claiming san francisco pride giants week. at at&t park, nick smith, abc news. >> thank you, nick. >>> tonight the san bruno city council voted to get r
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00am PDT
asked them if they agree with the policy and if they think it's okay they couldn't really answer us. they just said it's a national policy and we are following a policy. >>reporter: the petition came from an on license mobilization effort started by ryan's mom to get support for her son. >> and new tonight. executive director of the port of oakland has been put on paid leave. that's the result of ongoing investigation into allegations of improper expenditure. omar benjamin and other top officials of the port come under scrutiny lately including marine director james kwan. kwan 4500 dinner tab at strip club in houston looked at very closely. 2 meetings have been held in the past week to address questionable spending practices. >>> south bay doctor suspected of trading prescriptions for sex and money was in court today. dr. marvin bonnie ham was the medical director of the valley health plan. he didn't enter a plea. his attorney needs more time to review the case. bonnie ham faces 18 felony drug charges. his attorney did rae least statement that says despite the recent sensat
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